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Shelter Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Prestatyn, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3331 / 53°19'59"N

Longitude: -3.4023 / 3°24'8"W

OS Eastings: 306712

OS Northings: 382712

OS Grid: SJ067827

Mapcode National: GBR 4YPW.6X

Mapcode Global: WH768.QH14

Entry Name: Shelter Shop

Listing Date: 12 September 2001

Last Amended: 12 September 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25751

Building Class: Commercial

Location: On the west side of High Street, at left of centre of a terrace of shops situated between Maes-y-groes and Fern Avenue.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Prestatyn

Community: Prestatyn

Built-Up Area: Prestatyn

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

The two shopfronts at the centre of the terrace of shops appear to be survivors of an original set of four. They may date from before the Great War, when much of the upper part of High Street was in course of redevelopment, but more probably from c1925. A photograph of one of the shopfronts (no. 174), then belonging to a milliner's shop, appears in a Carnival Magazine of that date.

Exterior

First floor has oriel window to left and tripartite window to right (flanked by brick pilasters), both with transoms.

Reasons for Listing

One of two shops notable for retention of early C20 shopfronts in high quality materials and featuring craftsmanship of a high standard.

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